French infections rise, Spain cracks down on nightclubs

Juana Choc, 86, stands in line to receive a free meal in the Peronia neighborhood of Villa Nueva, Guatemala, Friday, July 24, 2020. The Villa Nueva City Hall delivers hot meals three times a week in a selected area of the neighborhood for residents who have been economically affected by the COVID-19 restrictions related to the government-ordered shutdowns. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

PARIS (AP) — France’s coronavirus infection rate crept higher Saturday and Spain cracked down on nightlife but German authorities were confident enough to send a cruise ship out to sea with 1,200 passengers for a weekend test of how the cruise industry can begin to resume. French health authorities said the closely watched “R” gauge … Read more

Revel driver suffers head injury after crashing into pole

Revel driver suffers head injury after crashing into pole

A Revel scooter driver and his passenger slammed into a pole early Saturday in Manhattan — the latest in a growing tally of people injured or killed while cruising on the controversial vehicles, authorities said. The 30-year-old driver was traveling down Fairview Avenue toward Wadsworth Terrace in Fort George around 4:30 a.m. when he collided … Read more

Couple slashed by drunken man outside East Village restaurant

Couple slashed by drunken man outside East Village restaurant

An allegedly drunken man slashed a couple outside an East Village restaurant after he argued with workers who refused to serve him, according to a report. The man approached the Second Avenue restaurant late Friday demanding a drink, but began arguing with eatery employees after he was apparently rebuffed. When the young couple tried to … Read more